Study Abroad Housing Information

Study Abroad Office

Studying abroad for spring
Studying abroad for fall
Studying abroad for entire academic year
Returning to campus in fall
Returning to campus in spring
Returning to campus for Intersession

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Studying Abroad for Spring Semester
If you have applied to study abroad for the spring semester you will still be able to apply for housing through the selection process from your abroad location. It is recommended that you contact Residence Life and let us know that you will need housing upon your return to campus.  You should contact us Residence Life in November: Res-Life@scranton.edu.

Studying Abroad for Fall Semester
If you have applied to study abroad for the fall semester you should still apply for housing through the selection process. This will cover your housing just in case your abroad plans fall through. Once you are confirmed as an abroad student, you can inform Residence Life and we will remove your housing assignment and those charges will be removed from your bill.  The $250.00 housing deposit will be applied to your overall bill.

Studying Abroad for Entire Academic Year
If you have applied to study abroad for the entire academic year you should still apply for housing through the lottery just in case your abroad plans fall through. Once you are confirmed as an abroad student, Once you are confirmed as an abroad student, you can inform Residence Life and we will remove your housing assignment and those charges will be removed from your bill.  The $250.00 housing deposit will be applied to your overall bill.


Returning To Campus Fall Semester
If you are returning to campus in the fall, you should either enter the lottery to attain a fall housing assignment, or contact The Office of Residence Life to let us know that you would like to be placed in housing following the lottery.

Returning To Campus Spring Semester
If you are returning to campus for the spring semester, be sure to contact us at Res-life@scranton.edu or 570.941.6226 to let us know you want housing upon your return. Otherwise, Residence Life should be contacting you while abroad in late November or early December. At that time you can either be pulled in to a vacancy that friends may have, or you will be assigned to an available space. Room assignements for study abroad students is usually completed by mid-December.

Returning to Campus For Intersession
If you are returning to campus for Intersession we recommend contacting Residence Life to let us know you want housing upon your return. Otherwise, Residence Life should be contacting you while abroad in late November or early December.